Books tagged: catalonia

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The Happy Cat's Detective Agency: The Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Set in a cat's refuge, this is a series of novelettes and novellas about Cristina Solans, an unemployed vet, who starts up her own private detective agency. What starts off as a hobby soon turns dangerous when she plunges into the criminal world.
Steep Climb to Elsewhere. Trials of a Catalan Family in Post-war Spain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 281,510. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Katchphrase International. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Spanish Civil War lost, brothers Josep and Eduard Balaguer are exiled. The Balaguer women stay behind in their town in the Catalan Pyrenees to face Francisco Franco's vengeful regime until Josep returns home—alone. It will take decades of bribery, smuggling, imprisonment, love affairs, and other adventures to bring the family together again. But what will they have lost on the journey?
Biografía Espiritual de un Discípulo Iberoamericano
Price: Free! Words: 51,290. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Spiritual biography of Vicente Beltrán-Anglada (1915-1988), an accepted disciple in a Second Ray Ashram of a Master of Wisdom. In Spanish. Un relato cronológico de sucesos significativos en la vida discipular del místico catalán Vicente Beltrán Anglada (1915-1988).
La Sublevación Catalana 1640-1652
Price: $6.30 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Con la subida al trono de Felipe IV, y con él el Conde-Duque de Olivares, éste incorporó las ideas de reparto y uniformidad fiscal. En 1639 se eligió Cataluña como escenario para las operaciones contra Francia y obligarla a contribuir al esfuerzo de guerra. En este ambiente tan hostil, se produjeron en mayo de 1640 graves incidentes que desembocaron en el denominado “Corpus de Sangre".
The Cat, Some Seeds and Fifteen Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An english woman's voyage into the virgin and sometimes bizarre Spain of 1950 and her double life existence between the UK and Catalunya until the present day. The local characters, obscure Spanish laws, evening folk dances, a family run hotel, stray dogs, Catalan nationalists, the plumber, the butcher and the baker all take their part in a cacophony of unpredictable philosophising.
Resistance Music
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
From the halls of the cliff-top castle on the Cantabrian Sea to remote villages of the Spanish Pyrenees, this is a story of marvelous covenants, of people willing to die for their causes, and others who commit the unspeakable to stop them. It’s a story of heroism and the single choices from which it is born, that sometimes make the world a better place. One woman faces it all and sets herself free
The Man Who Was Shot
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
From the mountainous hinterlands of Catalonia comes the harrowing tale of a veteran of the Carlist Wars who survives his own execution by firing squad. When he returns from his journey to the hereafter, he is a changed man, known to all of his acquaintances as L'Afusellat--the man who was shot.
The Expat's Pajamas: Barcelona
Price: Free! Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A wise person observed that visiting a new place for a day makes you an expert but the longer you stay, the less you seem to know. From 2000 to 2005, I lived with my family in Sant Cugat, a Catalan village on the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain. Most of these essays were written and published while avoiding work on my humorous historical novel, “No Roads Lead to Rome.”